top of page

10 Important Details About Pithoragarh Paragliding

Updated: Feb 4, 2023

This blog is for everyone who is planning to visit Pithoragarh for a paragliding experience. In this blog, we have shared 10 important details and popular FAQs about Pithoragarh paragliding.


Takeaway: - By the end of this blog, you will have all the information you wanted to know before going to the Tandem Paragliding in Pithoragarh.


 

What is Tandem Paragliding?


Tandem paragliding is when a pilot flies with a passenger(you). It allows you to enjoy the freedom of flying without having to learn how to do it yourself. You will have total control over your movements but do not have control over steering or speed, as these things are taken care of by the pilot.


It is like nothing else you've experienced before or since. The feeling of being in the air on a tandem paragliding trip can't be described—you have to feel it for yourself to understand.


Tandem paragliding is a relatively safe way to experience the thrill of flying. And paragliders have been flying tandem passengers happily away since the late 90s. So what are you waiting for? The world is calling.

Pilot and passenger taking selfie form the sky of while flying tandem paragliding in Pithoragarh

 

Why you should do a Paragliding Joyride in Pithoragarh?


If you ask me why you should do a paragliding joyride in Pithoragarh, I would say it is a beautiful place to enjoy paragliding. The surrounding of the destination is so bewitching that they would make you fall in love.


The destination has a unique combination of adventure and nature. You will get a chance to explore the mountains from the sky and see nature in its true form. You can fly over the mountain range and get an undisturbed view of the Himalayan range.


You can enjoy this adventure as many times as you want because there is no age bar for this activity. The trained instructor will brief you on everything you need to do before the flight and then you are all set to fly. So don't wait! Book your paragliding with DreamAdventures and enjoy this amazing experience.


Pilot and passenger flying high in paraglider in Pithoragarh

 

Price


The price/cost of a paragliding package in Pithoragarh is: -

Flying Types

Duration

Price

Normal Fly

10 - 15 Minutes

3,500

Long Fly

15 - 30 Minutes

5.000



What is the Height of the Pithoragarh Paragliding Site?


The height of the Pithoragarh paragliding site is 7,000ft (take-off) and 4,000ft (landing).


 

Is paragliding in Pithoragarh safe?


Yes, paragliding in Pithoragarh is safe. We have experienced professional paragliding instructors and equipment. Our instructor will brief you on everything you need to do before take-off and make your flying memorable and safe.


pilot and passenger taking photos with smile at Pithoragarh landing place  after safely landed  after 1 hour paragliding flight.
 

What is the age and weight limit for paragliding at Pithoragarh?


The age limit for paragliding at Pithoragarh is 15 years and above according to basic physical and mental health.


The weight limit for paragliding at Pithoragarh is a minimum of 35kg to 90kg maximum.

 

How to prepare for paragliding in Pithoragarh?


  • Do not take heavy food and alcohol before the flight instead take eat light food 1 hour before the flight and carry a water bottle.

  • Do not wear loose clothing, a skirt, or a saree for paragliding instead wear long trousers and a windcheater jacket.

  • Avoid wearing heels, sandals, or slippers. Instead, wear hiking boots or sports shoes. They are safer for landing and can give you a better grip on the ground.

  • Finally, prepare yourself mentally for the height that you will experience while flying as well as for landing on uneven land surfaces. Paragliding can be dangerous if proper precautions are not taken, so prepare yourself well.


What is the best season for paragliding in Pithoragarh?


The best season for paragliding in Pithoragarh is from October to April. From October to April weather and wind condition in Pithoragarh is very suitable for paragliding.

 

How to reach a paragliding site in Pithoragarh?

  • The nearest airport is Naini Saini Airport Pithoragarh.

  • The nearest bus station is the UTC Roadways bus station.

 

Why Pithoragarh is so popular for paragliding?


There are many reasons why Pithoragarh is so popular for paragliding. First of all, it is a very beautiful place in the Himalayan region and known for its high mountains, where you can see snow-covered peaks from the foothills.


Secondly, it has a lot of natural places like lakes and cold springs for swimming in the summer season.


Thirdly, there are also many places for trekking and climbing. Moreover, it has also become very famous for its wildlife because of its wildlife sanctuaries like Corbett National Park and Rajaji National Park which are home to many endangered species of animals like Tigers and Leopards.


So Pithoragarh is a perfect destination for those who want to enjoy adventures as well as those who want to visit natural places.


 

Conclusion


A paragliding joyride is a thing anyone can try. It is a safe and adventurous sport. You can enjoy the magic of flying with Pithoragarh paragliding sites. And no doubt, you will come back with an awesome experience.


We hope this blog helps you take an informed decision about choosing Pithoragarh for your next flying expedition.




84 views0 comments
bottom of page